MSc in Food and Biotechnology, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU), Austria in January 2010. After graduation he worked in a pharmaceutical company as a technical assistant in vaccine research for 4 years. Since May 2014 he is an assisting technician part of Prof. Ruemnapf’s team.
Studied veterinary medicine at the Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany (approbation in 2007). Doctorate (Dr. vet. Med.) of veterinary medicine in 2011 at the Insitute of Virology, faculty of veterinary medicine, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen: “Plasticity and function studies of the CSFV Core Protein”. Since 2012 staff scientist at the Institute of Virology at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna. From 2013 to 2015 Leopoldina postdoctoral fellow at the Oxford Particle Imaging Center: „Characterisation of retrovirus-host-interactions by cryo electron tomography“ in the team of Prof. Kay Grünewald.
Research focus: Pestivirus, Structure determination by cryo electron microscopy
Studied veterinary medicine at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna and graduated in June 2016. She commenced her doctorate studies in the Rümenapf team in September 2016. Her research under Benjamin Lamp’s supervision is focusing on bee viruses.
Main focus: Bee viruses